Soccer-Bayern chief Hoeness charged with tax evasion (Reuters)

(adds Munich court spokeswoman) MUNICH, July 30 (Reuters) – Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness was charged with tax evasion on Tuesday after months of investigations into the high-profile affair were concluded, a Munich court said. Hoeness, the face of Bayern Munich for many years, stunned Germany in April by saying he had voluntarily alerted tax authorities in January to a Swiss bank account he held, throwing the former West Germany international’s future into doubt. “A charge has been lifted against Ulrich H. …

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